People You Should Be Paying Homage To: Patti LaBelle

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If you think Patti Labelle is above squatting in the parking lot to take a piss before riding out to the Waffle House after the club lets out you are sadly mistaken.

The legendary shade thrower who celebrated her 70th birthday this month stopped by Access Hollywood recently to chat it up about about her Patti’s Good Life signature line of sauces, regretting going under the knife to have her bell pepper shape nose reduced when she was younger, and her most outrageous on-stage moment to date.

“I had to go to the ladies room and they didn’t have one close, it was an outdoor gig,” Patti revealed when asked about the craziest thing she had ever done while performing.

“My friend Norma, who had been doing my hair for 40 years, brought me a bucket to the side where the dressing areas were,” she explained. “I used a bucket! Nobody knew. They thought I was going back to change clothes.”

Of course, Patti kept her pee break as classy as possible.

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Spotted: EJ Johnson Being A Bad Bitch While Out At Lunch With Friends

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Nobody ever said that life as a bad bitch would be easy, but keeping a gag-inducing designer handbag within arm’s reach makes it all worth it. Your favorite plus size Instagram fashionista could possibly never.

EJ Johnson was photographed out to lunch with friends on Wednesday (May 21).

The social media savvy socialite recently inked a new deal with E! to return to the network’s series ‘Rich Kids of Beverly Hills’ for its second season and is expected to play a larger role this time around. Deadline reports that he “will also showcase his fashion expertise” with appearances on a variety of the network’s programs, including ‘Fashion Police’ and E! News.

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Grand Hustle: Girl Scout Sells 117 Boxes Of Cookies In 2 Hours Outside Weed Dispensary

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“I’m emotional, I hug the block.” — Young Jeezy, “Go Crazy”

When Gucci Mane recorded the How To Get Rich Quick Guide known as “My Kitchen” it was up to the masses to take notes and apply it accordingly to their master plan. One 13-year-old Girl Scout is achieving great success in business by doing just that.

Danielle Lei and her mother set up shop outside the Green Cross store, a pot dispensary in San Francisco, California, with crowd favorites such as Thin Mints and Samoas. With the store’s blessing, Lei sold 117 boxes in two hours. Holli Bert, a spokeswoman for the Green Cross, said that after just 45 minutes, Lei had to call for back-up cookies to replenish her stock.

“You put it in terms that they may understand,” Lei’s mother, Carol, told Mashable. “I’m not condoning it, I’m not saying go out in the streets and take marijuana. It also adds a little bit of cool factor. I can be a cool parent for a little bit.”

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A Gif A Day: Auntie Nippy Brushes The Haters Off

She may have gone home to glory too soon but Whitney Houston left behind a legacy of fuckery that will never be forgotten, and the reality television show ‘Being Bobby Brown’ was my favorite chapter. I’m not sure what caused Our Fair Lady Nippy to break out in the spirit of all things trill but I know without a shadow of a doubt that shady minds are more than capable of coming up with an answer.

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Quiet as it is kept, this little jig slays the dance choreography of more than a couple artists who are currently out there booking shows. Shouts out to you Bad Gal RiRi.

Black Music Month Spotlight: Get Nasty With Lucille Bogan

If you thought that bragging on the 32 flavors of your juice box was a great creation of this generation then think again. Before Trina was found in a strip club and Khia was accidentally created due to Jack Daniels and an expired condom, there was the Grandmother of Coochie slanging herself: Lucille Bogan.

Born April 1, 1897 in Amory, Mississippi (I’m sure plenty of you have cousins or great uncles near there you owe a phone call), Lucille shows how Harriet Tubman was able to keep control of all those runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad.

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How Do You Talk To An Angel: A Verdine White Appreciation Post

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There’s a certain regal quality Verdine White has that I have always admired.

He carries himself with the same poise that was common with the devoted wives of store front church preachers across the south in the 80′s. I am willing to bet that there is a jar of Fashion Fair facial cream in his bathroom cabinet.

When its all said and done, I hope that whatever he has rubs off on me some way. Hell, you too. This includes the ever-present shine from his forehead.

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One thing that should always be noted when discussing The Great Verdini is that he isn’t just stunning looks. Unlike the celebrated Instagram socialites of today, he has an actual talent. The legendary Earth, Wind & Fire bassist was interviewed last month by the Grammy Foundation at the An Evening with Verdine White event.

Along with colorful music industry tales, I hope his beauty secrets were also divulged.